Barriers to Global Electronic Commerce

  • Marian Niedwiedzinski
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 105)


This chapter addresses factors, which play limiting role in international trade. There were discussed main barriers in general with an emphasis on procedural barriers. These barriers are connected with archaic, paper-based bureaucracy consuming a lot of efforts, time and money. They can be eliminated or reduced by multi-aspect trade facilitation.


International Trade European Economic Community Trade Transaction Trade Facilitation Native Language Interface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marian Niedwiedzinski
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  1. 1.Department of Systems Analysis and DesignUniversity of LodzLodzPoland

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